Singapore is one of the most successful countries in the world. It is known as one of the 4 Asian Dragons for its top-notch economic status compared to its neighboring countries.
Because of that, we seldom wonder what the best paid jobs in the country are. In this article, we explore each of the top 15 highest-paid jobs in Singapore based on the latest statistics from MOM published in 2015.
Disclaimer: Jobs with high bonus and profit-sharing scheme are not included in this ranking which is compiled based on the gross salary.
1. Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer
The top on the list is the CEO or the Managing Director. They have $32,800 total monthly gross earnings.
75% graduated from overseas university, of which 35% are from US. Most CEOs in Singapore has an MBA and the most common discipline is Business.
CEOs in Singapore are among the highest paid in Asia Pacific, comparable to those in Australia and Japan. Piyush Gupta of DBS Group Holdings is the top-earning CEO in Singapore.
Being a CEO involves high level work on thinking how to move a company ahead strategically (apart from playing golf).